Yiqian has extensive experience designing high quality works in several medias. Originally trained in design with a focus on product design, she has developed a keen eye for aesthetics and functionality in the production of visual works. She is accustom to fast pace work environments with an ability to manage time and priorities.
Yiqian was born on New Year's Eve. According to birthday decoding, a person born on this day is destined to discover beauty in things she see. Her life and works have centered on seeing beauty and discovering how it can improve people's lives.
Dreams often inspire her design and conceptual work. From surreal animation to an innovative snooze pillow to an app-based alarm clock, her interdisciplinary practice is informed by the free imagination of a artist and grounded by the designer's mission to solve real world problems.
In 2013, Yiqian graduated with a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.